Jake Romaniello from the Learning Commons will offer the weekly series "Foundations of Mindfulness" in March. All sessions will be in from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Olin 109.
March 3: "Mindfulness in the Body: Discovering your Body’s Voice." Living life as an out-of-body experience is stressful. This session guides students through practices that connect mind and body, bringing about a greater sense of wholeness and well-being.
March 5: "Mindfulness in Feelings:Dealing with Difficult Emotions." Depression and anxiety are unavoidable. This session with give guidance and opportunities to cultivate happiness and practice powerful antidotes to sticky emotions like sadness and fear.
March 10: "Mindfulness in Thoughts: Exterminating the ANTS (Automatic Negative Thoughts)." Living with ANTS seems natural, but it doesn't have to be. Students will learn how to change stressful thoughts into more productive thoughts.
March 12: "Hindrances of Mindfulness: From Suffering to Well-being." Students will learn to identify triggers that lead away from mindful awareness.
Jake Romaniello, 309-794-8958